March 7, 2012
Administrators at Ocean View High School plan to rent their Olympic-sized swimming pool to more groups after some in the community complained that the school had shown favoritism by supporting a club for which its aquatics director serves as a coach. _____________________ FOR THE RECORD: The March 8 story “More groups to get access to school pool” should have stated that the Olympic-sized swimming pool at Ocean View High School was funded through Certificates of Participation, a debt-instrument program used by school districts to finance facilities improvements.
January 4, 2012
A high-surf advisory is in effect along the Southern California coast through Saturday, and a dangerous riptide has taken the life of at least one swimmer, officials said Tuesday. A good Samaritan pulled a Huntington Beach swimmer caught in a riptide to safety but was unable to rescue his friend, officials said. Patrick Kneebone was watching the sunset off the Pacific Coast Highway on Monday when he spotted two swimmers struggling in the water. He called 911. Police told him to wait for lifeguards and firefighters to arrive.
June 10, 2010
The Huntington Beach girls' softball Under-8 gold team won the Riptide Tournament in Oceanside last weekend, defeating South Huntington Beach, 5-1, in the final. Katelyn Drake pitched the final game for Huntington Beach. Jaelyn Operana also saw time on the mound during the tournament. Offensively for Huntington Beach, Marlene Friedman and Kami Petit each hit home runs. Natalie Dorame, Shayla Thomas, Kelly Ryono, Megan Ryono, Ashley Jorgenson, Renee Wolf, Maddie Botts and Emily Grey, all made key contributions during the team's run to the tournament title.
May 31, 2007
The HB Surf City Bombers, an 8-and-Under All-Star team from South Huntington Beach Girls Softball, captured its division championship at the eighth annual Riptide Tournament in Carlsbad. The Bombers played six games over two days last weekend, including three before noon on Sunday, to win the event. Carlsbad 4, Bombers 0 The Bombers dropped their opener in pool play, despite pitcher Indiana Boes striking out eight and allowing four hits. Huntington mustered just one hit, a single by Felicia Rios.
April 27, 2006
Mutiny of Region 55 posted a goal in each half and scored a 2-0 victory over the Red Riptides of Region 56 in AYSO girls' soccer action last weekend. Mutiny midfielder Katie Gainous scored the only goal of the first half on a short shot setup by teammate Megan Furry. Gainous also accounted for the game's other goal, scoring unassisted in the third quarter. Riptides forwards Jesie Beidleman, Emma Olson and Kelsey Reed helped move the ball up field to pressure Mutiny goalie Ariel Thelander in the first half, but the Red Riptides could not score.
June 9, 2005
The South Huntington Beach 10-and-under "A" all-star team, the Heat, went undefeated during play at the Mirada Madness tournament in La Mirada en route to the tournament championship. In the title game against La Mirada Gold, Sammy Cordova limited the host team to a single run in a 6-1 victory. The Heat trailed, 1-0, until Dennison knocked in the tying run. With the game tied 1-1 going into the seventh inning, the international tie rule came into effect.
August 12, 2004
Travis Bertrand's unassisted goal in an overtime shootout lifted the Bulldogs past the Riptide, 8-7, in a Howe Division match at Coast 2 Coast Inline Hockey Center in Huntington Beach. It was the last of three goals scored by Bertrand, who also assisted two other scores. Kyle Christi tied Bertrand for team scoring honors with a trio of goals and Ryan Dixon scored twice. Bryan Ten Berge and Tristan DeBoom each had an assist. Tyler O'Donnell's busy day in the net resulted in 41 saves.
July 22, 2004
The Riptide rolled out to a four-goal lead in the first period and took it from there to defeat the Thrashers 8-2 in a Howe Division match at Coast 2 Coast Inline Hockey Center in Huntington Beach. Zachary Jezulin netted three goals to lead all scorers. Taylor Bargar scored twice, Ryan Schlerf scored once and assisted on four other goals, Zac Zomaya scored once and had three assists, Trevor Jackson scored once and Chad Loughran had an assist. Nicholas Jezulin had 25 saves.
July 8, 2004
A strong defensive effort, complemented by a steady offense, was enough to push the Vipers to the Smythe Division championship. The defense posted a shutout, and the offense scored in every period in a 5-0 victory over the Booyahs at Coast 2 Coast Inline Hockey Center in Huntington Beach. Matthew Williams' three goals paved the way, with Nick Iacono and Jeffrey Beko each scoring once. Lauren Kilroy topped all players with a pair of assists and Beko added one. Zachary Beko got the shutout in goal on 22 saves.
June 17, 2004
Brandon Drochner posted three goals to lead seven Pythons in the scoring column as they slithered past the Orange Crush, 11-1, in a Howe Division game at Coast 2 Coast Inline Hockey Center in Huntington Beach. Austin Heinz and Nick Evans each scored twice and Trevor Evans, Tov Johnson, Aaron Caro and Trevor Whitecotton each scored once. Drochner also recorded three assists and Caro, Heinz, Johnson and Christopher Bill each had one assist. Jacob Otis yielded one goal and had 13 saves.